Saturday, November 17th, 2012
Eileen C. Wright, 81, of New Knoxville, died at 2:18 p.m. Nov. 15, 2012, at her home.
She was born Sept. 14, 1931, in St. Marys, to Florenz and Clara Klute Schrolucke. On Feb. 14, 1953, she married Allen "Bud" Wright, who survives.
Also surviving are three children, Teresa (Dan) Knatz and Randy (Diane) Wright, all of St. Marys, and Sherry (Sam) Jones, Cleves; a son-in-law, Tim Lhamon, St. Marys; a brother, Kenneth (Emma Jane) Schrolucke, St. Marys; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
A daughter, Pam Lhamon, and two great-grandchildren are deceased.
She retired after serving as postal clerk at the New Knoxville Post Office for 35 years. A graduate of New Knoxville High School and Zuercher Piano Organ Institute, she also taught accordion lessons for many years. She was a member of First United Church of Christ in New Knoxville and its bell choir.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church, the Rev. David Williams officiating. Burial will follow at Pilger Ruhe Cemetery, New Knoxville.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday in the Heritage Room at church.
Vornholt-Miller Funeral Home, New Knoxville, has charge of arrangements. Condolences may be left at Millerfuneralhomes.net.
Contributions may be made to St. Rita's Renal Center.